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|• Total||30 acre (10 ha)|
|Elevation||3,688 ft (1,124 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
Aladdin is a 30-acre hamlet in eastern Crook County, Wyoming, United States. It lies at the junction of WYO 24 and WYO 111 northeast of the town of Sundance, the county seat of Crook County. Its elevation is 3,688 feet (1,124 m)(1,124 m). Although Aladdin is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 82710; the post office is located in the town's general store, which was established in 1896, serving as a commissary for local coal workers.
In July 2014, the Brengle family, which owns the town, announced the town was for sale: included in the $1.5 million price are the general store, a bar, the family's four-bedroom home and the town's trailer park (excluding the trailers).
Public education in the community of Aladdin is provided by Crook County School District #1. The 2009 U.S. Census reports that there are 15 people and five families in the community, down from its coal mining peak of 200 people.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Aladdin has a semi-arid climate.
In Popular Culture
The 1986 science-fiction/fantasy family film Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star takes place in Aladdin.
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